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a million visitors each year. >>> north oakland neighborhood may get a new image with a new name. real estate agents are selling the area as north oakland berkeley emeryville. not everyone welcomes the change. >> scott and laura moved into this area of north oakland with some realtors referred to refer to as noby. >> there is regional shopping around and lots of people walking. >> she loves north oakland. she has lived at this memo for 30 years. >> this is a longstanding north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. >> she does not like the idea that real estate agents are selling her neighborhood as boby. she says its plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices. >> it feels like we are in a pawn of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland. >> five shootings on oakland does nothing for oakland as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000
>> dan: good evening. i'm dan ashley. news out of oakland. threat of a federal takeover of the oakland police department has ended. the city reached an agreement with civil rights attorneys suing the department and calling for a federal takeover. under this agreement, just approved by a federal judge, oakland will have to hire someone to oversee police reforms. they will pay the salary but that person will report to the judge and have broad powers including firing officers including the chief. it stems from the allegations of four officers who called themselves the riders and were accused a number years ago of handing out vigilanti justice on the streets of oakland. >> developing news, authorities have caught up with software company john mcafee. he was arrested in guatemala accused of entering the country illegally. he created the anti-virus software has been on the run for the past month after officials in belize tried to question him about the death of a neighbor. abc spoke with him in guatemala. >> how i would know? how would i know. >> dan: he says he has requested
>>> sky 7 hd caught this flooding at the macarthur freeway in oakland where caltrans was hard at work unplugging drains. we are on storm watch this morning. hi, i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. i was caught in that with thousands when the golden gate bridge was shutdown. katie marzullo was also in that big mess. it was really bad northbound. >> reporter: it was. we were stuck in it as well. take a look now, northbound and southbound traffic on the golden gate bridge moving freely in both directions would have been a sight for sore eyes something commuters this morning probably never thought they would see again as they sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic. video from sky 7 hd if you can see through the thick fog and rain this morning, two white cars in the far right lanes of northbound traffic at vista point, they hit, head-on. miraculously chp says own minor injuries they couldn't tell me how many were injured. they cannot confirm bad weather played a role. you can see how low visibility was and how slick the roads were. now look at the toll on the bridge this is the
loves her. it's a shock. >>reporter: ramona foreman mona to family and friends is oakland latest victim of gun violence. mother of 2 and grandmother of 4 was shot and killed only block from his where she lived. >> 2 people shooting we continue know who they were but we definitely know it wasn't meant for my mama. >>reporter: oakland police agree. she was caught if the cross fire of 2 unidentified shooters and was not their intended target. they say she was leaving this dollar store with her sister headed home when bullet started flying. mona hit and died at the corne corner. words quickly spread through the neighborhood and eventually to her family. >> everybody everybody told us it was mama. i ran straight through the yellow tape. >>reporter: today investigators are turning to to witnesses and surveillance camera to help them identify those responsible. >> you know, it's a grandmother and it's an older black woman. >>reporter: another innocent victim of oakland violence. this organization restorative justice for oakland youth working to change that. >> this is a big loss
. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house t
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coli
not reform -- if oakland does not reform faster. the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibility to look at the area such as racial profiling and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was found in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in the east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other damages. >> let's move on to the w
the person responsible. >> police and security patrols are being expanded in oakland and other east bay communities. it's helped by an crease in burglaries and other crimes. >> reporter: this is small shopping center that sits oh oakland hills and has seen an increase in crime. >> we had break-ins and robberies and even robberies people that took purses. >> they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from existing customers as well as any other merchant. monitored clare resident says more security is needed. >> we have been seeing seen a lot more home invasions and burglaries. anything that can help control it i'm for it. >> there be increased patrols including piedmont shopping districts private security firms like bay alarm. david owns camera shop and member of merchant association. he doesn't think its deterrent to criminals. >> you see it out there, oh, it's nice, i don't think they do any good. detriment we would like to think they are i don't believe exists. >> reporter: the district needs 24-hour patrols which is
investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting fo
captioning services, inc. >>> a high speed chase in oakland kills an innocent victim and injuries several hours. i'm eric thomas, in for kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. a car took off and crashed into a car at 98th and stanley in oakland. >> reporter: we just got the name of the driver of that bmw. he is 34-year-old saint dewan moore he's in custody, he will be facing serious charges for hitting a lincoln that had five inside, one person was killed. chp officers say the driver of this bmw stopped when they pulled him over. as they walked up to his car, he took off and caused a fatal car accident. they don't know why. >> does not appear to be that the bmw was stolen. we are still trying to determine the driver of the bmw fled the scene. >> reporter: he crashed into a lincoln carrying five people. a woman in her 20s was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> they were minding their own business and unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time, as bet we can tell there was no criminal activity involve -- as best we can tell there was no crimin
the circumstances surrounding an at risk juvenile victim who went missing from an oakland care facility. 7 nuts reporter nick smith has latest news on the case. >> tej girls suffers from severe autism and has mental capacity of 9-year-old went missing from this group home in oakland. after appealing to the public for help and several searches koovrd natured by the oakland police department she was found in san francisco on a muni bus. her parents tell us that she had been assaulted. today facility director express their gratitude to the public for helping find her. >> that's really what resulted in her return to safety. we are really, really gritful to the community. >>reporter: i spoke with the girl mother by phone. she says that she doesn't want to discuss the nature of her daughter injuries or the details of the arrest out of concern that it may jeopardize her daughter's case. >> writ now we are very pleased that there's been an aprehension.so pleased that the community responded the way it did. >>reporter: oakland police not saying much. only an arrest has been made. the particular
: then there was oakland native larry rogers now living in chicago. great snow this weekend so i had to get up here and bring the kid. great time. >>reporter: don't get snow in chicago do you. >> we get snow but we don't get the mountains. we need snow and mountains. thinks perfect. >> holiday lane up perfect for us. holiday where normally only 2 with lining up with the weekend experience in higher than normal volume. today we have already beat budget and seven hours left. >>reporter: bone dry all clear today making it that much easier from the bay area up to the slopes. at blue canyon, abc 7 news. >> national weather service confirms that rare tornado touched down in watsonville over the weekend look at the damp over mess of 75 miles an hour wind across a 20 yard path on saturday. one green house at the nursery here on san andre as road crushed and 4 others damaged. >> tornado about 7:00 o'clock and crew generally starts at 7:00 o'clock so they were just getting the tool and ready to come to the green house to start cutting. and i'm so thankful that nobody was in there. >>reporter: tha
happened. >>reporter: walnut creek, laura anthony abc 7 news. >> oakland signed one of the country most prominent crime fighters to help reverse the spiral of violence in the city. as nick explains bringing in a top cop with very big reputation. >> we have heard from our community members. we have heard their cry loud and clear. >>reporter: police chief jordan not pleased with the spike of crime in oakland. as of november robbery up 24 percent. burglary 43 percent. and to date there have been 127 homicides. >> that's way too many way too many on my watch. i don't want -- i want to change that. >> city manager and mayor at his side oakland top law enforcement officers introduced a two point plan to restrict gun violence and routes crime in oakland. crime fighting measures will include one contracting with the strategic policy partnership that is a group of senior policemanger with proven record of violence reduction. leading that team will be bob of boston and bill brad headed both new york city and los angeles police departments. no. 2, return to neighborhood policing. 5 distin
as well as san rafael. san francisco close to 4 inches. oakland close to 4 inches and san jose racked up close to 2 1/2 inches. as you mentioned, another system is headed for the bay area, not as strong. we'll take a look at the timing coming up. >> a scary situation in pescadero. fire crews had to rescue two drivers who's cars got caught on flooded highway 101. it caught maybe many people off guard due to the sudden rise of water. heavy rain is being blamed for an accident that injured four people. three of them are from the fire district. we do want to a warn you. some of the video may be intense for some viewers. >> you can hear the crunch of an out of control vehicle making impact followed by moments of confusion. then screams for help from firefighters kelly morse. she was one of three members injured in this roadside accident. fire crews were investigating a series of rain related crashes on highway 24 near the exit. >> a third car hit the side of our fire engine. then actually rolled over up onto the embankment. >> fire captain and firefighters kelly morgs and one other was rushed
-to-date. >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now on the 600 block of east 18th street. there is no word yet on the condition of the victims. again four people shot. no arrests have been made to this point. new at 11:00, a bizarre kidnapping and a daring escape in the south bay. a handyman was threatened, beaten and forc to do repair work for several hours. it started yesterday morning at a home on called well court and ended at the chevron on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston is live. john, a wild story. >> this is a weird one. a san jose police descended after the handyman escaped and called 9-1-1. the clerk says that the officers drew their weapons as the two kidnapping suspects nervously shopped for snacks. >> the ordeal lasted nearly seven hours at this home in morgan hill. the handyman was lured here and beaten and forced to do repair work on household appliances yesterday. >> pretty much told, hey, we are going to kill you if you don't do what we tell you
the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war. some crab are still being snatched out of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and go
. the prank call that had even the royals laughs has taken a tragic turn. >> and an oakland church group robbed and left penniless. how their shock turned to despair and ultimately relief. >> and the missing powerball winner has urn ited in his ticket. -- has turned in his ticket. who he is and what he will do with the million dollars. >> all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn coming up next, the royal crank call that ended in tragedy. with the death of the thursday who answered the phone at the hospital where >>> a tragic headline has come out of england. one of the nurses duped by australian dj's to try and connect with kate, the duchess of cambridge, has died. now scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. jacintha. >> she answered the phone on tuesday when two australian dj's impersonating the queen. >> can i speak to ka
the lobby is repaired. >>> oakland police are on the outlook that shot and killed a 16-year-old girl. the girl was killed. a 14-year-old boy was also hit. he is expected to live. witnesses describe the shooter as being between 13 and 16 years old and wearing a red t-shirt. >> nine people have died in a bus crash in oregon. it lost control on a icy stretch of i-84. it slammed in a guardrail and rescue workers had to use ropes to retrieve survivors. about 30 people lived through the crash and 20 of them were injured. >> hillary clinton has been admitted to the hospital. she has a blood clot. they found the clot in a follow-up exam today. she was admitted to a hospital in new york so doctors can keep an eye on her. >>> democrats and republicans are wrangling over last minute ledges to avert the fiscal cliff there is no sign of a deal so far. chuck stephenson has the latest. >> they heard this prayer from the senate chaplain. >> look on our nation and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> the clock is ticking towards the new year's eve midnight hour when budget cuts swoop down from the
bail she will face mandatory monitoring. >>> oakland police investigator going through video and talking to witnesses to try find the killer of a a 15-year-old girl. the girl and trends was walking yesterday when a teenaged boy approached and opened fire with a handgun. the girl and 14-year-old boy were wounded she died at the scene he's expected to survive. the shooter was about 13 to 16-years-old no word on a possible motive. >>> several prominent oakland religious leaders and city officials will remember this year's homicide victims this afternoon in front of st. clump catholic church the public is invited. >>> fire investigators will be back on the scene today of that deadly apartment fire that took the lives of two grandparents and their 4-year-old granddaughter. the apartment is so badly burned they are having a hard time figuring out how the fire started. it began saturday night on the top floor unit of an apartment building on bridgeport court. the grandparents and granddaughter were sleeping in the same bedroom. 56 people were displaced. >>> san francisco firefighter
francisco 160. oakland 153 and san jose 129 even surrounding areas you could i a-sacramento, well above normal for this time of year with more rawn coming with the next system that will push the total even higher. back with a lack at the rest of your timing of this system when it will reach the rest of the system in a few minutes. >> new at 11:00. im pending rain comes as repair crew and residents still dealing with the damage from the last storm system. one major problem is a roadway in the santa cruz mountain washed out. lillian kim joins us from the south bay with that story. >> it's definitely been harder to get through certain parts of the santa cruz mountains the past couple days. no telling how long it will stay this way l. pg&e crew worked as fast as they could taking advantage of the break in the weather. this road in the santa cruz mountains was just one trouble spot. road was closed to traffic in both directions after a falling tree took a power line down during the weekend storm. >> we have outside crew helping us from different area and that will help us out tremendo
nine inches. almost an inch and a half and almost three inches san rafael. oakland to san jose an inch and a third. livermore 1.86. 86 miles an hour and golden gate bridge with 60 miles an hour. we have a flash flood watch through sunday evening. smaller streams may over flow their banks. here is the final storm on saturday night 9:00 p.m. north of santa rosa, the stormy weather is still north of santa rosa at 11:00 p.m. this storm really starts to hit the north bay at 5:00 a.m. continuing across the heart of the bay area. heavy rain, wind and even the potential for a thunderstorm or two. sunny breaks will come out. i will have a detailed look on how much they will receive and a look at where the rivers are right now. larry? >> thanks. we will check back with you in a few minutes. as the next storm moves in, the big concern is in the north bay. look at the video from the stump town brewery in gernville. you can see how quickly the russian river has risen. a flood warning has just been issued. alan wang joins us live in sonoma county with the latest. >> hi, larry. along the santa rosa c
. >> all morning it seems like you wanted record highs. close in a pew areas. oakland being -- in a few areas, oakland being one on the opinions la maybe not as much. -- the peninsula maybe not as much. vollmer peak, no clouds, a little breezy nothing outrageous, all the way towards mount lab toe from sutro, clear -- diablo, from mount sutro. let's look at live doppler. you can see cloud cover off over the ocean, know radar returns, just nothing in the sky for it to bounce off, precipitation-wise. we'll keep it running, that next storm is coming from the northwest we'll get to it before it gets here. as far as our satellite you can see the tule fog he raised by the wind pushing cloud -- erased by the wind pushing clouds off to the coast. 66 in half moon bay 61 livermore most inland temperatures mid to upper 50s we starred in the 30s and 40s cooler than the bay and coast this morning. -- watsonville, monterey, mid 60s mid to upper 50s santa cruz, gilroy and salinas, today sunny, warmest day this week. light rain tuesday night into wednesday morning that will usher in a much cooler air ma
night ahead. grab a sweater or jacket. the high for today. 72 in downtown oakland. broke previous record of 68. skype in mountain view was a tie and oakland airport tied the previous record coming in at 71 degrees in you can say farewel farewell. to this mild to warm weather. we have rain coming. possibly snow here. we may even talking about some hail. back with the timing of the next cold storm in a few minutes. >> okay thanks. >> pleasant hill investigate yet another miami bomb incident. a parent spotted the device outside the office at pleasanton elementary school at 1:00 o'clock. classes had been dismissed but police put the school on lock down as precaution on friday police arrested 2 teenagers boys on suspicion of blowing up a mailbox with home made device. the boys had a second bomb in their possession investigators say. >> new at 11:00 san francisco police are on the hunt for the person who shot a man on mission district street. officer reresponsibleed to reports of multiple shots fired near 14th just before 8:00 o'clock tonight no. information on the victim or his c
oakland, 50 san jose cloud cover there, 54 in watsonville. still a slightly unstable atmosphere we'll see cool showers throughout the afternoon with low snow not a6>o lot of moisture left, f you see a snowflake, if you are hiking or running up mount diablo or lake county, lucky, not much to it if you see any. frosty mornings tomorrow and friday. cold air is going to stick around for a while overnight lows upper 20s to near 30 in antioch to lower 40s san francisco and oakland. plenty of 30s east bay valleys. you can see the system push through, behind it cool aero tating through. you see cumulus build-ups over higher elevations, heating of the sun and we could bring out a shower here's the rest of the morning 11:00, forecast models verifying well with showers lingering into the south bay, much of the day quiet, clear skies tonight, we are quiet and clear through thursday, friday morning another system that wants to bring a few showers along the coast. that's about it. we have another system that is heading our way, from pacific northwest on the weekend. winter weather advisory until 10:00.
new statistics from the oakland police department showing a dramatic drop in the number of stops they perform. oakland police officers stopping roughly 75% fewer dryers and pedestrians this year than -- drivers and pedestrians this year than three years. major crimes such as robbery and burglary up 23% this year. judge has approved the city's plan to place the department under federal control it puts compliance director in place to oversee the chief's moves. that comes on the heels of a 2003 civil rights settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this mor
bought by oakland and san francisco police. >> michelle who did not want to give her last name was more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police many who waited in long line were brought here by the tragedy. mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> is that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> a vietnam vet and had he and his wife sobbed hearing the news. jan turning her gun in so it could never take a life. >> if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, i would feel terrible about that. >> the gun buy-back was funded by an anonymous donor. they in turn contacted the boys club here in san francisco. dr. joseph marshall turns show that community thinks something about gun violence. >> people started lining up in their cars at 6:00 a.m. to turn in guns at st. benedict church. this is where oakland police were buying the guns. >> we have every anticipation exceeding all expectations today. >> initial target was taking 500 guns but financial incentive helped bring the people out. >> money. >> $
before, oakland and surrounding cities the rate is. san jose 7.8% and in san francisco, it is.4%. >>> tonight correspondent christiane amanpour takes on one of the most fought over written about and debated topics of her career the old testament. she goes back to the holy land where underwater searcher searches for the depths of the black sea. she also explores ancient similarities between three of the world's major religions. >> we are saying something controversial, that jude , christianity and islam trace their fathers and ancestors and beliefs and faiths, paul back to the same abraham. >> one of her two part series airs tonight at 9:00. >>> the 21st has arrived and the world has not ended. this year hundreds converged on an ancient mayan site to witness doomsday, just in case. the highian calendar ends today which led some -- the mayan calendar ends today, some say it proves the calendar does not mark an ending but a new beginning. >> we knew when new zealand and australia were calling and answering our calls. >> good tip on that the weather is biblical throw. >> it was in s
to auctio auction. the charges filed against sunnyvale owner at least not yet. >> oakland certainly had more than its fair share of crime but what happened to a church youth grooem group seems particularly unfair. traveled to florida and robbers made off with all the cash they brought with them to get by. more on this story from heather. >>reporter: group of 24 teenagers and young adults setoff yesterday with high hope for exciting fulfilling adventure. trip from the church in oakland to christmas youth conference in fort lauderdale. the within hours of arrival they were crushed to find 12,000 dollars cash the, lug annual and the adult leader passport stolen out of their rental van while they had lunc lunch. >> we were out here many miles for help.home with no one to >>reporter: the group wings of love ministry had each brought cash to cover expenses. it was consolidated by the group leaders and they say they were on their way from the airport to the bank when they decided to stop for lunch. strangers and loan from home got them through the night. thisen today the despair turne
in oakland over lockwood elementary school in response today's school shooting in connecticut the oakland police department made their uniform school officers available at any camp puts that wanted extra coverage and supervision. officers are primarily assigned to 6 campuses in the district. >> and we never think of this kind of unspeakable act of violence that could happen in our community but of course it could. which is why police and school officials here in the bay area try to prepare in case abc 7 news vick lee with that part of our coverage. >>reporter: since the columbine massacre schools have been holding tactical drills with police. simulating shootings where there are casualty and hostages. all with the goal of preparing teachers staff and students for the unthinkable. schools toughen security and rae examine how they would respond to violence on their campuses. san francisco school chief richard core says every campus now has a safety plan and crisis manual. >> it hats multiple scenario from intruders to gas leak to electrical leak to evacuations and schools practice the
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at cloverdale, livermore. many locations we'll see lows in the 30s. 42 in oakland and 38 at half moon bay. bundle up. satellite and radar composite image shows the cold front that brought us the cold air and now the big chill. coastal watch is still in effect. we have two more days of this. tomorrow and friday, reaching 7.2 feet. and 7 feet on friday morning and then things start to normalize a bit. we don't have major rain storms on top of the high tides. high temperatures tomorrow, mainly in the low to mid 50s much like today. a little chilly but its seasonally chilly. mid 50s. a degree or two milder to the south but not very much. here is the seven-day forecast. temperature range won't change much the next few days but a chance of showers on friday and frosty on saturday under sunny skies. chance of evening rain on sunday. chance of showers on monday. chance of showers lingering into tuesday morning. looks like a rainy day on wednesday. after a bit of chill we need to contend and then we'll go back to a rainy pattern that will last for several days until next week. carry an umbrella. >
minutes tense moments on landing on south west flight from oakland toless vegas. flight 4316 left oakland 4:25 this afternoon. all ordinary. pilot reported engine trouble just before landing. some passengers say they saw flames somewhating out of an engine shortly after the flight touched down. in vegas. south westco not confirm that part of the story but they did bring in a different plane to put passengers on to continue to the leg to denver. >> tonight san francisco high school senior is suspended because of a poem she wrote. her poem dealt with the school somewhating in connecticut and what she wrote has left officials with a dilemma a.allen is here tonight to explain. >> it was a dark poem and in the wake of the connecticut tragedy it raised red flag and triggered quick response by school officials. stawnt facing the possibility of being expelled. >> i ups the killings in connecticut. i know why he pulled the trigger. >>reporter: those words in courtney webb poem prompted school officials at the life learning academy on treasure island to suspend the 17-year-old senior until f
. the owner had just bought it. and in oakland during the storm just one of many accidents on slick roads. good evening everyone i'm carolyn johnson. dan is off tonight. showers this evening but still one more big storm we have to contend w.let's get right to sandy tracking it all open live doppler 7 hd. live doppler 7 hd we see the rainfall intensity picking up again so show you where the showers are. first we go to the north bay where they have been coming in and just redeveloping very quickly. i take you down to street level here around guerneville and russian river to forgetville. river road sweetwater springs road we get some moderate to heavy rainfall right now and as we pan around to other parts of the bay area you can see here glen ellen warm springs road we have some showers out towards napa road. check this out around nap a.you can see how quickly this is all developing and moving. old sonoma road getting a heavy downpour. in the east bay we go through street out to albany berkeley dwight avenue lighter rainfall but we have some moderate rain showing up here so we are wat
the ground which we are not going to get. nearly three inches south bay, nearly four oakland and san francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices
carlos and sf t.o. and reports around oakland as well. and as you look at the sierra nevada it is switching to snow. this is a cold storm. i would not be surprised if they have chain restrictions soon. so far no restrictions at this hour. the temperatures are in the 50s although it is 48 degrees in santa rosa. here are the highlights. rain tonight and scattered showers tomorrow. we are looking at snow level down to 3500 feet. so dropping. frosty mornings for your thursday and friday. here is the satellite and the radar. this is the cold front. the cold front is coming in right now which is why we are starting to see the rain picking up. colder air is funneling in behind it. what i am concerned about is the speckled clouds here. this is moisture up in the clouds, and that is going to translate that showers as we head into the next 24 hours which includes your morning commute as well as the possibility of some snow. now that cold front will be moving fast. by 1:00 a.m. it is in the east bay and down toward the south bay. behind it these showers will develop at 5:00 a.m., and y
moon bay. .06 in oakland. head sout toward the -- head out toward the livermore valley. .07 in san jose. it is not expected to be a big rain event. it wasn't, but now we are feeling the chill. check out these temperatures. they are falling. down to 36 in fairfield. they are updated 36 in santa rosa. it is 37 right now in napa. compared to 24 hours ago, and i will step off screen here so i can tell you what people are saying. 4 dries cooler in san francisco, but down 14 in fairfield. on facebook people are writing about this. turning the electric blanket up high. paul baker says brr. it is going to be a cold night. a cold morning and patchy frost. we are looking at mostly sunny skies. the ryan returns on friday. the rain returns on friday. you will need the um umbrellas soon enough. i was expecting it to drop below freezing. 31 degrees. 32 in napa and 35 vallejo. freezing cold in livermore. 34 in concord. fremont, palo alto, san mateo, san jose, santa cruz, san francisco, oakland, richmond, you will stay in the low 40s. our front that brought us the cold air is heading into southern cali
. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get ready for the hotel difficult and do any way they can. so better to be safe than sorry, the large scale program is just for one night. bart says it provides assistance year-round. >> any time bart customer would lick an escort to the car all they have to dies ask the station agent or they can telephone bart police. >> main purpose of this program is to teach passengers not to look like easy pray. >> don't disprabingt walking and talking on the phone or listening to music. don't wear nashy jewelry. make eye contact wi
brinkley, abc7 news. >> thank you, leslie. >>> a woman in oakland was killed when she was caught in the cross fire of a gunbattle. she was shot before international boulevard near 90th avenue. she was at the wrong place at the wrong time. no one else was injured. police have not made any arrests. >>> investigators are trying to gather information from shooter adam lanza's computer, but having a hard time. he smashed it to pieces. today there were services for four children, the principal and teacher victoria soto. paul simon is a friend of soto's family and he sang one of her favorite songs. sandy hook survivors will return to school in january, but at a different school. crews are decorating their classrooms to look like their old school. >>> the president called on congress to work on an assault weapons ban. he plans to released new policy proposals to reduce gun violence. >> the fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we president cay steadily steadily -- does president me
to move in. toward brisbane and heavy rain. that is extending over to daly city. over towards oakland, broadway terrace and moderate rain and another area south of san jose, very moderate rain from boulder creek south of saratoga and south of san jose, as well. rainfall totals the past 24 hours, quite impressive. over an inch of rain in redwood city, concord, also fairfield, over two inches of rain in san rafael. folks, this next system will move in tomorrow morning, three to four additional inches of rain possible in some locations. we'll tell you when you can expect the heavy rain comingup. >>> check out this storm damage tonight in san francisco, a large branch from a tree came crashing down during strong rains and winds. the 76 gas station on potrero avenue was damaged and car window was damaged. >> we would have gotten killed about f we were sitting in the car last night. >> fortunately there was no one under the canopy when it came crashing down. >> a car crashed into a car. one looned down the embankment on the roof and other went halfway down and landed on the side. no one was
that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note. front moving away, low starting to pull away losing instability. one last chunk of energy will come through during the afternoon from crescent city and eureka and bring chance of scattered showers see how they do taper during the overnight hours? most out over the ocean where instability sits at night. tomorrow morning opening of the clouds, fog is possible for your commute thursday morning but it looks like it will be dry. as we head into thursday afternoon, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, temperatures where they are today, low to mid 50s stuck in this cool air mass, high
. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "nightline." >> i'm terry moran. dan, up next on "nightline," they are not rich, but they fly all over the world in first class for
received season to date with all of the recent storms. san francisco un154 and oakland at 156 percent of average. santa rosa 174% of where you should be. san jose 1 feef 2. ukiah and sacramento running well above normal for this time of year. obviously we welcome the rain, but it will benice to see a break tomorrow. here are the highlights, cold inland and patchy morning fog of the expecting mostly sunny skies for your thursday. rain returns late friday evening. here is a look at the morning temperatures. it is going to get cold. the only thing holding up temperatures is the fact we have a few high clouds and there is a little moisture in the atmosphere. 34 by the morning and 36 in livermore and 39 antioch. concord, 36 degrees. when you wake up in the morning mid30s napa, santa rosa. 41 in oakland. san mateo and san jose, just make sure you bundle up when you head out the door. it will be a cold start especially in the valleys. here is the storm that brought up to 2 to almost 3 feet of snow in the sierra nevada. it brought us our rain. it is long gone, and the high pressure takes cont
is expected to visit in the coming days. well, in the east bay an oakland mother is recovering after being hit bay stray bullet while attending christmas church services. and she spoke exclusively with abc 7 news reporter nick smith from her hospital bed. >> i looked back and i saw a bullet coming at my son's head and i threw myself over my son. >> maria spoke to me from her hospital bed after a night at church took a violent turn and left her seriously he wounded. >> we were at church with my daughter and some people passed by shooting at the church. >> reporter: her pastor was telling the story about the birth of christ when out of no where he heard. >> boom, boom, boom, boom. i was scared. i said to people -- said go down. as fast as you can. >> reporter: at least four bullets pierced through the walls and directly in the path of parishonners. she moved quickly but her instincts to shield her children put her in the direct path of one of of the bullets. >> i got shot in the lung and it injured my intestine and my stomach. >> reporter: there were more than 100 parishonners attending a christ
of 60 to as much as 90 minutes. no major delays at san jose or oakland, just sfo. for up to the minute flight information check out the flight tracker on our website, abc7news.com. >>> a stretch of highway 1 south of big surrey mains closed -- big sur remains closed after rock slides from a weekend storm. the slide happened sunday afternoon after the heavy rain we got. crews are working to clear the debris and to repair a 60 of-foot section of the damaged roadway. here are the specific stretch we are talking about. no word when it will re-open. officials hope to have one lane open later this week. >>> the rain here means heavy snow in the sierra, but it is causing traffic problems, mainly because everybody has the same idea. and that idea is get up to the slopes. highway 180 was packed with cars going to squaw valley. the constant snow made it slow going and it made one man realize he needed chains. >> we decided to stop by with our chains on. >> it is a tough job with the frozen fingers too. the snow continues in the sierra. squaw valley expects to have up to 20 inches of fresh powder
readings generally in the upper 50's to right around 60, 61 in oakland right now. these are forecast feature rape spreads south ward overnight. rain turns to showers tomorrow giving way to actually partly sunny skies in the afternoon. we'll see dryer pattern beginning on thursday. satellite radar composite image showing the approaching system which is slow moving system and that's why it has not advanced very far south ward but has all the overnight hours to do that. forecast animation at 11:00 o'clock tonight. we'll see by 5:00 o'clock in the morning start of our rush hour more wide spread rainfall pushed into the south bay and pens lashtion santa cruz mountains a little bit in the east bay then by 7:00 o'clock in the morning we see a pvt of rather heavy rain developing right through the central parts of bay year. some downpour there. then 9:00 o'clock in the morning we see the heavy rain shifting eastward and south ward then by 11:00 a.m. all parts of the bay area 7 at least some moderate rainfall. if if the drenching rain. heavy steady rain showers in the afternoon hours an
. major retailer goes money ball.so can man who helped run the oakland a's now help inspire a winning [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. safeway. ingredients for life. >> still no deal on the fiscal cliff following an unscheduled meeting at the what it house this afternoon between president obama and house speaker boehner. the president wants a rate hike on the top 2% of income earners. boehner opposes that very had he mentally. deal must be reached by december 31 to the avoid going over that fiscal cliff. that's combination of tax increases and spending cuts that some fear could plunge the country into recession once again. >> walgreens drugstore chain has agreed to pay a huge fine to settle an environmental laws
. in the newsroom, 7 news. >> while we are talking about guns the police chief of oakland and san francisco are calling a weekend gun buy-back program small victory in the face of the connecticut rampag rampage. the buy-back took 600 guns off the street. 300 in oakland. 300 in san francisco. oakland mayor kwan says she's hoping to hold another gun buy-back soon because so many people showed up saturday they ran out of moneyment couldn't buy any more guns gentleman well it is rainy and cold once again as you know. expect could to keep umbrella coats by the front door. here's sandhya with a quick look at tonight's temperatures on live doppler 7 hd. >> temperatures are falling you can see why as you look at live doppler 7 hd. skies clear out face toly and the temperatures are really starting to come down. look how they dropped. 43 degrees right now in santa rosa. it is currently 45 napa fairfield. pretty much see a significant as to where it is going to get cold. bay side community temperatures in the low to mid 50's. in a few minutes i show you just how cold it gets by morning and
remove the debris. >> in the oakland hills a tree came crashing down without any warning. >> just see the tree come down and my heart just sank. >>reporter: at nearly 80 feet in height and weighing close to a ton the tree slammed across busy shepherd canyon road with enough pressure and density to crush anything beneath it. the force from the branches caved part of the car roof ripped off the casing to a side view mirror and fractured his windshield. the near miss and visible damage a reminder of what could have been. >> i heard it bounce directly off my roof and feel pretty lucky. >> heavy rain sat ateed hillside week root system. >>reporter: firefighters from station 24 work quickly to clear the tree from the roadway using multiple saw to attack from different angle. in a show of true holiday spirit motorist who had not been allowed to pass got out of the cars and offered helping hand. proving that nothing is too big to move when you worked together. that was the true sign of holiday spirit. now the break in the rain is only temporary. according to our abc 7 weather team we
no delays at sfo, oakland or san jose, departures and arrivals on time that they can -- that can change at any moment check flight tracker on abc7news.com. >>> california highway patrol releasing new holiday enforcement figures, unfortunately, fatal collisions more than doubled in the bay area from a year ago 23 deadly crashes recorded in chp patrolled roads in 2011. 10 died. chp says fewer people were arrested for driving under the influence over this holiday weekend, 165 this year, compared to 188 a year ago. >> we have some great news during this holiday week some good samaritans are restoring a park in antioch damaged by arsonists a few months ago this is a wonderful effort by so many different groups to help i am >> reporter: it is. a big shocker out here, i think christmas arrived again today here in antioch this was supposed to be a ceremony where pg&e presented a big check to a group call take back antioch to help rebuild this park. the next thing, pg&e puts in more money and an assemblyman is putting in more, as of right now they've got all they need to rebuild this park this i
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